Lisa Zarlenga

Lisa Zarlenga is a partner and co-chair of the tax group at the law firm of Steptoe & Johnson LLP. As a member of Steptoe's Tax Group, Government Affairs and Public Policy Group, and Blockchain Group, she advises clients on federal income taxation issues, with a focus on corporate transactional and planning, tax policy with respect to proposed tax legislation or Treasury regulations, and blockchain and digital currency tax issues.

What ICO Issuers and Investors Need to Know About Taxes

| Lisa Zarlenga and John Cobb

There is little guidance from the IRS on how to treat a token offering or SAFT for tax purposes. Determining how to do so is a fact-intensive process.